Held Tunisia ex-PM Jebali hospitalized: lawyer

TUNIS: Tunisia’s former prime minister Hamadi Jebali, on hunger come up after being arrested older this week on money-laundering suggestions, was rushed to serious care on Saturday, his attorney at law said.
“His dilemma rapidly deteriorated because he should be on an intense hunger punch and he didn’t take his particular medicine” for cardiovascular surroundings and diabetes, lawyer Zied Taher told AFP.
Police had not delivered this particular drugs in question to Jebali’s cell despite prosecutors accept the family to take them to the 5-0 station, he added.
Jebali, a former senior accepted in the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha group or individual that is a key rival using President Kais Saied, was detained in relation to transfers of large sums of money from overseas to a charity in Tunisia.
Ennahdha has dismissed the allegations and said the arrest was part of a campaign of settling political scores.
Saied in July last year sacked the us government and suspended the Ennahdha-dominated parliament in moves opponents have called a coup in the only democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings.
That he later dissolved the assembly, extended his powers within the judiciary and moved to alter the constitution.
Many Tunisians have backed Saied’s moves against a system viewed as corrupt and self-serving.
Jebali is not the first senior Ennahdha figure to be detained since Saied’s electric power grab — former proper rights minister Noureddine Bhiri was also held under house arresthus for two months before released without charge.


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